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RKC/Rosemead Community Past Events Archive - January, 2013

 

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 – Community Senior Event

 

Bingo Social at Garvey Center – 9108 Garvey Avenue, Rosemead – Call the Garvey Community Center at (626) 569-2212 for information.

 

Thursday January 3, 2013 – Regular Kiwanis Meeting

 

Patriotic Youth Jimmy Weldon, speaker at large for Cal-Nev-Ha Kiwanis, has a new project to share. Titled “Why We Love America”  it is sponsored by the Center for Youth Patriotism (http://www.centerforyouthpatriotism.com/) suitable for Kiwanis SLP groups, after school programs and church youth groups. He will be sharing this with the Rosemead Kiwanis Club in a special presentation. This meeting will be held at Rosemead’s Bahooka Restaurant, Rosemead Blvd (intersection of Lower Azusa Road).

 

Thursday, January 3, 2013 – Library Event

 

Teen Scavenger Hunt 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm - Think you know your way around the library?  Test your skills against other teens for glory and prizes!

 

Saturday, January 4, 2013 – Library Event

 

Teen Writer’s Workshop 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Meets monthly, bring your writing to be critiqued, learn what makes great writing.

 

Saturday, January 4, 2013 – Library Event

 

Teen Board Gaming Contest, Part II – 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm - Final portion of the Board Game Contest which began on December 15.

 

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 – City Event

City Council Meeting - starting at 7:00 pm. Agenda will be posted on city website.

 

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 – Library Event

 

Toddler Storytime from 10:30 am to 11:30 am - Stories, music and art for 0-5 year olds.

 

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 – Library Event

 

Family Storytime from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm - Stories, music and art activities for 5 years and up.

 

Thursday January 10, 2013 – Regular Kiwanis Meeting

 

Board Meeting – A meeting of the Rosemead Kiwanis Club Board of Directors will be the feature of this week’s luncheon meeting. An agenda will be circulated to Board members in advance. This meeting will be held at Rosemead’s Bahooka Restaurant, Rosemead Blvd (intersection of Lower Azusa Road).

 

Thursday,  January 10, 2013 – Library Event

 

Coffee Social from 10:00 am to 11:00 am - Join us on Thursday mornings for a casual and relaxing time with coffee, tea, and light refreshments.  Special activities may also be scheduled. For more information, please ask the Reference Desk.

  

Thursday, January 10, 2013 – Library Event

 

Beginner’s Crochet from 3 pm to 6 pm - Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet?  Learn the basics at this FREE workshop.  Please bring a crochet J-hook and a skein of yarn.  Please sign up at the Reference Desk.

 

Saturday, January 12, 2013 – Library Event

 

Play Day from 10:30 am to 11:30 am - Parents with children, 0-5 years old, are invited to drop by the library for a fun hour of play, books, and toys!

 

Saturday, January 12, 2013 – Library Event

 

SAT/ACT Practice Test from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm - Strategy discussion for taking the SAT plus practice exams to take home and return for grading.

 

Saturday, January 12, 2013 – Library Event

 

Children’s Art Activity from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Join us for a 1-hour paper art activity for 5 year olds to 12 year olds.

 

Saturday, January 12, 2013 – Library Event

 

Labor Rights Workshop (presented in Mandarin) - Presented by the California State Labor Commissioner's Office, the workshop will cover your rights in the workplace. 

 

Saturday, January 12, 2013 – Library Event

 

Teen Advisory Board Meeting from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm - Join us as we plan teen programs and services at the library!

 

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 – Library Event

 

Toddler Storytime from 10:30 am to 11:30 am - Stories, music and art for 0-5 year olds.

 

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 – Library Event

 

Family Storytime from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm - Stories, music and art activities for 5 years and up.

 

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 – RKC Meeting

 

Afternoon RKC (Rosemead Kiwanis Club) Satellite Meeting at 3.30 pm at the Rosemead Public Library (not the Bahooka, which is where our weekly luncheon meetings are now being held), this afternoon event will feature an exchange of information between Kiwanian and other groups about upcoming Rosemead community events.

 

 

Thursday January 17, 2013 – Regular Kiwanis Meeting

 

Homeless Coalition - Former Key Club President and CEO of the SGV Consortium on Homelessness (http://www.sgvconsortium.org) Todd Palmquist will be featured. The coalition includes a broad base of volunteer, church, and governmental groups concerned with homelessness and other issues relative to the social safety net He will be discussing the coalition’s current activities and prospective efforts to coordinate diverse resources at the community level, This meeting will be held at Rosemead’s Bahooka Restaurant, Rosemead Blvd (intersection of Lower Azusa Road).

 

Thursday,  January 17, 2013 – Library Event

 

Coffee Social from 10:00 am to 11 am - Join us on Thursday mornings for a casual and relaxing time with coffee, tea, and light refreshments.  Special activities may also be scheduled. For more information, please ask the Reference Desk.

  

Thursday,  January 17, 2013 – Library Event

 

Book Discussion from 6:30 pm to 8 pm. - The Asian Pacific Resource Center Book Club will be discussing "The Fortune Cookie Chronicles - Adventures in the World of Chinese Food," by Jennifer 8. Lee.    According to the author, who has a bio on Wikipedia,  "Chinese food is as American as apple pie... there are more Chinese Restaurants in this country than McDonalds, Burger King, and Kentucky Fried Chicken combined."  Jennifer 8. Lee takes us on a journey into the secret world of Chinese restaurants.

 

Saturday, January 19, 2013 – Library Event

 

Play Day from 10:30 am to 11:30 am - Parents with children, 0-5 years old, are invited to drop by the library for a fun hour of play, books, and toys!

 

Saturday, January 19, 2013 – Library Event

 

Teen Book Club from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Join with other teens as we read and discuss a book.

 

Saturday, January 19, 2013 – Library Event

 

Children’s Art Activity from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Join us for a 1-hour paper art activity for 5 year olds to 12 year olds.

 

Saturday, January 19, 2013 – Library Event

 

Teen Board Gaming from 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm - Previews, an opportunity to learn new, challenging and fun board and card games.

 

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 – City Event

City Council Meeting starting at 7:00 pm. An agenda will be posted to the city website.

 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 – Library Event

 

Toddler Storytime from 10:30 am to 11:30 am - Stories, music and art for 0-5 year olds.

 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 – Library Event

 

Family Storytime from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm - Stories, music and art activities for 5 years and up.

 

Thursday January 24, 2013 – Regular Kiwanis Meeting

 

Family Promise This Rosemead based group (http://web.fpsgv.org/) houses and reorients homeless families in cooperation with various community spiritual groups, volunteer organizations and local agencies. Kimberly Jackson, recently appointed full time director, will discuss achievements to date and prospective future plans. This meeting will be held at Rosemead’s Bahooka Restaurant, Rosemead Blvd (intersection of Lower Azusa Road).

 

Thursday,  January 24, 2013 – Library Event

 

Coffee Social from 10:00 am to 11 am - Join us on Thursday mornings for a casual and relaxing time with coffee, tea, and light refreshments.  Special activities may also be scheduled. For more information, please ask the Reference Desk.

 

Saturday,  January 26, 2013 – Community Event

 

Lunar New Year Family Festival from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm at 8001 Garvey Avenue, featuring live entertainment, food, a variety of merchandise booths, and family activities.  For more information, call (626) 569-2160.

 

Saturday, January 26, 2013 – Library Event

 

Stress Relief Workshop from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm - FREE workshop presented by United Multi-Care Health Center.  Learn the basics on how to reduce the stress in your life.

  

Saturday, January 26, 2013 – Library Event

 

Children’s Art Activity from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Join us for a 1-hour paper art activity for 5 year olds to 12 year olds.

 

Saturday, January 26, 2013 – Library Event

 

Cooking for the Lunar New Year from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm - Get ready for Tet and the Lunar New Year.  Cooking teacher and food writer Minnie Luong will demonstrate fast and easy dishes for a health and happy new year.

 

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 – Library Event

 

Toddler Storytime from 10:30 am to 11:30 am - Stories, music and art for 0-5 year olds.

 

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 – Library Event

 

Family Storytime from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm - Stories, music and art activities for 5 years and up.

 

Thursday,  January 31, 2013 – Library Event

 

Coffee Social from 10:00 am to 11:00 am - Join us on Thursday mornings for a casual and relaxing time with coffee, tea, and light refreshments.  Special activities may also be scheduled. For more information, please ask the Reference Desk.

 

Thursday January 31, 2013 – Regular Kiwanis Meeting

 

Bikes and Health - Javier Hernandez , program director of BikeSGV ( http://bikesgv.org ), will present information about his group’s efforts. They are involved both in promoting a regional bike plan for our area and the use of cycling to facilitate improved health and a better environment.  Mr. Hernandez was raised in Hacienda Heights. As a college student working for the local YMCA he interacted on major projects with both Kiwanis and the local Key Club in that community. This meeting will be held at Rosemead’s Bahooka Restaurant, Rosemead Blvd (intersection of Lower Azusa Road).

 

Thursday,  January 31, 2013 – Library Event

 

Meditation Workshop from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Come and learn to relax in this FREE Sahaja Yoga meditation workshop.  For more information on the practice of Sahaja Yoga, please go to www.freemeditation.com.

 

Thursday, January 31, 2013 – Community Event

 

Rosemead Connections – local city government, education, non-profit, spiritual and service club agencies and groups gather for this monthly event at the Rosemead Safety Center. The purpose is to combat crime and drug issues in Rosemead plus focusing attention on other community concerns. The meeting is chaired by Rosemead Mayor Sandra Armenta, co-chair Stephen Ly and City Manager Jeff Allred with coordination by Mandy Wong.  Agenda for the meeting will be distributed to interested parties in advance.